Online Courses

Nick Cooper will summarise the law regarding legal professional privilege. Using case examples, he will explore the hurdles in-house lawyers face in trying to properly maintain privilege including in the context of dealing with commercial teams, investigations etc. The presentation will conclude with practical tips to help maintain privilege.

Tim Kavenagh will examine the law in relation to shadow and de facto directors and draw on his role as in-house counsel at two different mining companies to give some practical tips on how not to stray into a director’s role.

A practical guide to changes to the laws governing incorporated associations

The art of drafting subpoenas has evolved over the years and can play an important role in the outcome of a case.  Are you using them effectively?  This presentation will cover suggestions on how to draft subpoenas and the role of subpoenas as a fact finding tool in modern litigation and arbitration.

The Hon Eric Heenan QC addresses a series of presumptions or doctrines which may be encountered in many situations especially in contentious and also non contentious succession cases.

Networking for Professional Success

Networking for Professional Success
CPD Points: 1 Price:
$99.00

Building a network is where a lawyers’ future flow of information and opportunities will come from.  This seminar is suitable for all lawyers who want to build a network to underpin their professional success.

Dealing with the demands of a busy legal practice can be very stressful, and being contacted by the Legal Profession Complaints Committee (LPCC) regarding an investigation can result in additional pressure and stress for a practitioner.

Sole practitioners and small firms attending will gain valuable insight and learn some easy strategies to save time and money internally. This seminar will also explore how you build on great knowledge management practices to generate more income.

Disclosure and Costs Agreements

Disclosure and Costs Agreements
CPD Points: 1.5 Price:
$149.00

This practical seminar covers three main areas in costs - how and why to reach a fee agreement, conducting a taxation and what professional conduct issues may arise in the area of costs and agreements. It contains practical advice from experts in these areas to take back to the office today to assist you in running your practice more efficiently and hopefully avoiding complaints.

Professional Courtesy

Professional Courtesy
CPD Points: 1 Price:
$99.00

Do you know what the Legal Profession Conduct Rules 2010 provides? Hear from Philippa Rezos, Senior Legal Officer at the Legal Profession Complaints Committee, who will highlight complaints relating to professional courtesy amongst lawyers.  This is a highly informative seminar which is scenario based.

The case law on pure economic loss pursuant to an action in negligence in Australia is uncertain and, at times, inconsistent. Professor Robert Stevens will provide a detailed overview of this fascinating area of law.

Ethics for In-house Counsel

Ethics for In-house Counsel
CPD Points: 1 Price:
$99.00

This seminar discusses the ethical obligations of lawyers as they apply to in-house-counsel. It will be of interest both to those lawyers working in-house, and also to lawyers who advise organizations with in-house counsel.

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